Better World Arts

Lacquerware Box - Seven Sister's Story I

$21.55

Gorgeous handcrafted Fair Trade laquerware boxes. Stunning handpainted art adrons them made by Indigenous Australian artists. Each artist retains ownership of their art and is paid a regular royalty for its use under the Indigenous Art Code. Each box includes a description of the art and its meaning to the artist as well as telling the story of the artist. Fair Trade produced by small artisanal enterprises in India. Dimensions: length 9.5 cm, width 7.5 cm, height 4.5 cm.

Artist: Andrea Adamson Tiger.

Description: This is the story of the seven sisters. The sisters fled from Wati Nyiru creating the country and landscape around Andrea's home, Mala. They created the rockhole's, sandhills and rocky outcrops as they tried to escape. The women flew up into the sky. Now, Wati Nyiru can be seen as Orion in the sky and the sisters are the Pleiades constellation.